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Poverty Dampens Genetic Influence on IQ, in the US

A new meta-analysis indicates that the influence of genes on intelligence varies according to people’s social class in the US, but not in Western Europe or Australia. ... More>


Altruism and the Preschooler


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: pain, sleep, and internalizing symptoms; homesickness as mini-grief; interactions between memory and perception in development; and links between social support, SES, and inflammatory reactivity. ... More>


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Reaching Citizens Through Science

An Executive Order from President Obama represents a watershed event for psychological science and related disciplines. Under the directive, behavioral researchers will be at the forefront of helping policymakers test strategies aimed at persuading Americans to save for retirement, conserve energy, and much more. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring mother-infant vocalizations across cultures, a difference-education intervention for college students, and crowding in visual working memory. ... More>